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Elly Swartz -- Hidden Truths

How far would you go to keep a promise? Told from alternating points of view, Hidden Truths is a story of changing friendships, the lies we tell, the secrets we keep, and the healing power of forgiveness. 

 

Danielle (Dani) and Eric are best friends navigating the challenges of middle school, mean girls, social media fame, bullying, and crushes. Until one summer when everything changes. 

 

 

Elly Swartz is the acclaimed author of six middle grade novels: Finding PerfectSmart Cookie, Give and TakeDear StudentHidden Truths, and Same Page (coming 2025). Swartz’s books reflect her commitment to raising awareness about mental health and neurodiversity. Her debut novel, Finding Perfect, was named one of the Best Children’s Books About Mental Health by the Child Mind Institute, Dear Student was recommended by Parents Magazine, and Hidden Truths has received starred reviews from Kirkus and from School Library Journal, is a Kirkus Best Books of 2023, an Amazon Best Book for November, an Amazon Editors’ pick, The Week Junior Book Club pick, a Project LIT Book Club selection, and a winner of 2023 Nerdy for Middle Grade Fiction. 

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Hidden Truths By Elly Swartz Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593483664
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call to confirm availability)
Published: Delacorte Press - October 31st, 2023

How far would you go to keep a promise? Told from alternating points of view, Hidden Truths is a story of changing friendships, the lies we tell, the secrets we keep, and the healing power of forgiveness.

Dani and Eric have been best friends since Dani moved next door in second grade. They bond over donuts, comic books, and camping on the Cape.


Dear Student By Elly Swartz Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593374153
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Published: Yearling - February 14th, 2023

When Autumn becomes the secret voice of the advice column in her middle school newspaper, she is faced with a dilemma—can she give fair advice to everyone, including her friends, while keeping her identity a secret?


Give and Take By Elly Swartz Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250618894
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(Please note, this book cannot be returned.)
Published: Square Fish - October 13th, 2020

Elly Swartz's Give and Take is a touching middle grade novel about family, friendship, and learning when to let go.


Elly Swartz -- Hidden Truths
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How far would you go to keep a promise? Told from alternating points of view, Hidden Truths is a story of changing friendships, the lies we tell, the secrets we keep, and the healing power of forgiveness. 

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